September 14, 2016 |
ZACH ERTZ suffered a fairly serious injury seven plays into the Eagles' season-opening victory Sunday over the Browns, but Ertz stayed on the field, ultimately playing 60 of the team's 77 offensive snaps, catching six passes for 58 yards. Eagles coach Doug Pederson said Monday that Ertz suffered a "first rib displacement" under his left shoulder, apparently on the tight end's second catch of the opening drive, a 13-yard gain to the Cleveland 20, two plays before rookie quarterback Carson Wentz's first NFL touchdown pass, to Jordan Matthews.
September 6, 2016
Gov. Christie tried to make a point at a statehouse press conference last week, but it remains a mystery. That's a problem with fact-free political vapor. Asked what Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who was in Philadelphia Friday, could do to stem violence in Camden, where an 8-year old was recently killed in the cross fire, Christie replied: "Nothing, because he doesn't have to worry about liberal policies in New Jersey. " As a result of his own policies, Christie said, "We're seeing incredible, incredible change in the city of Camden.
August 31, 2016 |
Gov. Christie says Donald Trump couldn't do anything more than he himself has as governor to make Camden safer, after an 8-year-old girl was hit by a stray bullet last week. Christie, who last weekend said voters who want "safer streets" should choose Trump, said Monday that the GOP presidential nominee "doesn't need to worry about Camden" if he gets to the White House. Asked what more Trump, as president, could do in the city - often ranked among the most dangerous in the nation - Christie replied: "Nothing.
July 3, 2016 |
The New York-based architectural firm that designed the Barnes Foundation Art Museum on the Parkway have been chosen to draw up plans for President Obama's presidential library in Chicago. The Barack Obama Foundation announced Thursday that Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects has been chosen for the library that will be built near the University of Chicago, where the president once taught constitutional law. Besides the Barnes, the married couple behind the firm have designed the David Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago and the Neurosciences Institute in La Jolla, Calif.
June 23, 2016 |
Wednesday, 7 p.m. at Talen Energy Stadium. Records: Fire, 2-6-5, 11 points; Union, 6-4-5, 23 points. TV: The Comcast Network. Fire on the road: 0-4-2. Union at home: 5-0-2. Goals for: Fire, 11; Union, 23. Goals against: Fire, 16; Union, 19. Coaches: Fire, Veljko Paunovic, 2-6-5; Union, Jim Curtin, 23-26-17. Last game: The Fire lost on Saturday at Colorado, 2-1. The Union lost to New York City FC, 3-2, at Yankee Stadium on Saturday. This year: The host Fire beat the Union, 1-0, on April 2. About the Fire: After tying the score on a goal by home-grown midfielder Joey Calistri in the 81st minute, Chicago surrendered the game-winner in the 89th minute during Saturday's loss in Colorado.
May 28, 2016 |
CHICAGO - Pete Mackanin will listen to the stadium organist on Friday afternoon when the Phillies begin batting practice at Wrigley Field. He'll be waiting to hear his high school fight song. Mackanin will then peer up to Gary Pressy, the longtime man behind the music at the iconic ballpark, and pump his fist when the tune begins. The Phillies manager, who took a winding journey to get here this weekend, will be home again. The road to Mackanin's first full-time major-league manager job started in an empty lot on this city's South Side.
May 18, 2016 |
Sinéad O'Connor is found Sinéad O'Connor , reported missing overnight, has been located, Wilmette, Ill., police said Monday afternoon, according to the Chicago Tribune. The Irish singer, who has been living in the Chicago suburb since February, had not been seen since she left home at 6 a.m. Sunday for a ride on her Raleigh motorized bicycle. Police were making inquiries Monday morning when they issued a statement saying O'Connor was missing. TMZ claimed authorities had classified O'Connor as "missing/suicidal.
April 4, 2016 |
Sometimes a house calls out, "I'm the one," and for those who believe in the validity and power of instinct, it truly is. Such was the case with Jeff Hansbro, who came upon a circa-1910 Tudor on a quiet street in Bala Cynwyd. But here's the tricky part: His future wife was not there, and the decision had to be made quickly. Talk about pressure, and trust. Jeff, vice president of a product-development firm for the sleep industry, discussed the house with his fiancée, still back in Chicago at her job. She agreed, sight unseen, that it was a go. "You can imagine how Jeff was feeling when I first saw the house.
April 3, 2016 |
Union at Chicago Fire Saturday, 5 p.m., Toyota Park, Bridgeville, Ill. Records: Revolution Union, 2-1; Fire, 0-1-2. Coaches: Union, Jim Curtin, 3rd season, 19-23-13; Chicago, Veljko Paunovic, 1st season, 0-2-1. TV: The Comcast Network. Most recent game: The Union beat New England, 3-0, in their home opener on March 20. Chicago played visiting Columbus to a scoreless draw on March 19. Union on the road: 1-1. Fire at home: 0-1-1.
April 1, 2016 |
After being idle since a 3-0 win over New England in their Major League Soccer home opener on March 20, the Union appear to be in good health for their game Saturday game in Chicago agains the Fire. Union coach Jim Curtin said at his news conference Wednesday that injured midfielders Tranquillo Barnetta and Vincent Nogueira should both be available against Chicago (0-1-2). Barnetta has not played for the Union (2-1) this season because of knee tendinitis. Nogueira, who played 90 minutes in the opening 2-0 loss at FC Dallas, has missed the last two games with an ankle injury.